The Best Amy Carmichael quotes

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Amy Carmichael was an incredible woman who overcame many obstacles in her life. She is known for the work she did with children and orphans in India, at Dohnavur Fellowship. Born into a wealthy family, she grew up to be a missionary and nurse. After spending time working overseas as a doctor, she came back to England to teach Sunday school at Kensington Square Baptist Church where she became active with the London City Mission Society. One day while walking home from the church, Amy heard Christ’s call: I want you. The next morning Amy quit her job and left everything behind for Him.
Discover the best words from Amy Carmichael.
Here are the strongest Work, Life quotes from Amy Carmichael, and much more.

Summary

About Amy Carmichael

birth of the author

Born:
16 December 1867

death of the author

Died:
18 January 1951

religion of the author

Venerated In:
Anglican Communion

AMY CARMICHAEL QUOTES ON LIFE

Missionary life is simply a chance to die. — Amy Carmichael

There is nothing dreary or doubtful about (the life). It is meant to be continually joyful…We are called to a settled happiness in the Lord whose joy is our strength. — Amy Carmichael

The night I sailed for China, March 3, 1893, my life, on the human side, was broken, and it never was mended again. But He has been enough. — Amy Carmichael

Manliness is not mere courage, it is the quality of soul which frankly accepts all conditions in human life, and makes it a point of honor not to be dismayed or wearied by them. — Amy Carmichael

missionary life is simply a chance to die Amy Carmichael quote

I don’t wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. — Amy Carmichael

AMY CARMICHAEL QUOTES REGARDING WORK

If I can write an unkind letter, speak an unkind work, think an unkind thought without grief and shame, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

All life’s training is just exactly what is needed for the true Life–work, still out of view but far away from none of us. Don’t grudge me the learning of a new lesson. — Amy Carmichael

Do not fight the thing in detail: turn from it. Look ONLY at your Lord. Sing. Read. Work. — Amy Carmichael

It is not the place where we are, or the work that we do or cannot do that matters, it is something else. It is the fire within that burns and shines, whatever be our circumstances. — Amy Carmichael

do not fight the thing in detail turn from it look only at your lord sing read work Amy Carmichael quote

We will have all eternity to celebrate our victories, but only a few short hours to win them. — Amy Carmichael

Nothing is worth doing at all, nothing is worth writing, which does not do something which will last. — Amy Carmichael

There is only one way of victory over the bitterness and rage that comes naturally to us––To will what God wills brings peace. — Amy Carmichael

Part of a soldier’s duty is to fill gaps…one must be willing to be nothing, as something. — Amy Carmichael

Inspiring Phrases From Amy Carmichael

If I find myself half–carelessly taking lapses for granted, ‘Oh, that’s what they always do.’ ‘Oh, of course she talks like that, he acts like that,’ then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

you can give without loving but you cannot love without giving Amy Carmichael quote

If I fear to hold another to the highest goal because it is so much easier to avoid doing so, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

If I take offence easily; if I am content to continue in cold unfriendliness, though friendship be possible, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

Love accepts the trying things of life without asking for explanations. It trusts and is at rest. — Amy Carmichael

If I slip into the place that can be filled by Christ alone, making myself the first necessity to a soul instead of leading it to fasten upon Him, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving. — Amy Carmichael

He hath never failed thee yet. Never will His love forget. O fret not thyself nor let Thy heart be troubled, Neither let it be afraid. — Amy Carmichael

Various Statements From Amy Carmichael

Our loving Lord is not just present, but nearer than the thought can imagine–so near that a whisper can reach Him. — Amy Carmichael

Redundant Thematics

In Amy Carmichael Statements

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If I can enjoy a joke at the expense of another; if I can in any way slight another in conversation, or even in thought, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

O Love of God, do this for me: Maintain a constant victory. — Amy Carmichael

If I do not feel far more for the grieved Saviour than for my worried self when troublesome things occur, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

o love of god do this for me maintain a constant victory Amy Carmichael quote

One must as willingly be nothing, as something. — Amy Carmichael

If I cannot in honest happiness take the second place (or the twentieth); if I cannot take the first without making a fuss about my unworthiness, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

If the ultimate, the hardest, cannot be asked of me; if my fellows hesitate to ask it and turn to someone else, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

More Phrases From Amy Carmichael

Those who think too much of themselves don’t think enough. — Amy Carmichael

If souls can suffer alongside, and I hardly know it, because the spirit of discernment is not in me, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

those who think too much of themselves don t think enough Amy Carmichael quote

If I do not give a friend ‘The benefit of the doubt,’ but put the worst construction instead of the best on what is said or done, then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

Oh, will you pray? Stop now and pray, lest desire turn to feeling and feeling evaporate. — Amy Carmichael

He said ‘Love…as I have loved you.’ We cannot love too much. — Amy Carmichael

If my attitude be on of fear, not faith, about the one who has disappointed me; if I say ‘Just what I expected,’ if a fall occurs, then I know nothing of Calvary Love. — Amy Carmichael

If I myself dominate myself, if my thoughts revolve round myself, if I am so occupied with myself I rarely have ‘a heart at leisure from itself,’ then I know nothing of Calvary love. — Amy Carmichael

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